Monday, 27 February 2012

Updated iPhone killer apps list

I have just updated the iPhone Killer apps list with a why-so for Pinterest, and why, like Path and Pulse (all beginning with "p"???) is not only important, but may replace Facebook as a benchmark app for an app store. Pinterest has the editorially defined quality of new, post-digital publications, like wired, wonderland and wallpaper (all beginning with "w"???) except its crowd sourced and allows instant interaction, its now not hard to see why pinterest already the top social network on global page impressions behind stalwarts Facebook and LinkedIn.

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2 comments:

  1. Do you really think that all beginning with p or w is going to make sense or it is the reason for success of Pinterest? I don't think so, Pinterest is popular because it is having something interesting on it.

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  2. Hi Lenn, I was very tongue in cheek about the "W" and "p" and more focusing on how in such a short space of time a crowd sourced app and service had grown a huge base while at the same time having the quality of a heavily edited quality publication (unlike the other large UGC sites) as you point out as well, but see that may have been lost with the flippant comment :) for the avoidance of any doubt me comment and message was the part I have cut and pasted below:

    Pinterest has the editorially defined quality of new, post-digital publications, like wired, wonderland and wallpaper except it's crowd sourced and allows instant interaction, its now not hard to see why pinterest already the top social network on global page impressions behind stalwarts Facebook and LinkedIn.

    Thanks for pointing out, C

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